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Transforming the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme

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TTTV is a partnership project led by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The project...

Transforming Lives Trainee (Volunteer)

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

You will gain practical experience in land management, running events and workshops, surveys, GIS, report writing, as well as having the opportunity to network with a number of wildlife/conservation charities and organisations.
  • Commitment - 2 days a week. There is flexibility with days, and the role may require weekend availability.
  • Duration - up to 10 months
  • You will achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 in Work Based Environmental Conservation
  • Driving license preferred as this role will require travel to sometimes remote nature reserves. If this is an issue then please get in touch. We will contribute towards travel expenses.
  • You will need an enthusiasm to work outdoors in all weathers!
  • You will gain practical experience in land management, running events and workshops, surveys, GIS, report writing, as well as having the opportunity to network with a number of wildlife/conservation charities and organisations.
  • Opportunity for extra training, such as wildlife ID courses, first aid, health and safety.

Benefits to self

Gain an accredited qualification and hands on practical experience. Gain an understanding of how partnership projects work, with networking among different wildlife organisations. Gain new skills and career experience.

Benefits to others

Support charities to complete their work to manage habitats across the Transforming the Trent Valley area.

Location

East Staffordshire/South Derbyshire

Training available

Opportunity for extra training, such as wildlife ID courses, first aid, health and safety.

DBS required?

No

Transport details

Driving license preferred as this role will require travel to sometimes remote nature reserves. If this is an issue then please get in touch. We will contribute towards travel expenses.

Contact Name

Simon Lowe

Contact email address

slowe@derbyshirewt.co.uk

Contact phone number

07384796080
  • EducationLiteracy, Numeracy
  • EnvironmentalConservation, Sustainability, Wildlife
  • LocationOff Campus
  • What are your reasons for volunteering?Build my confidence, Do something positive with my spare time, Gain work experience/ improve my CV, Give something back to the community, Learn or try new things, Use my skills

Employability skills

  • Communication Skills: Verbal 0
  • Communications Skills: Non- Verbal 0
  • Research & Planning 0
  • Interpersonal Skills 0
  • Organisation 0
  • Leadership 0